Things to Do in Santa Maria Valley
Monarch Butterfly Grove
At North Beach located off of Highway 1 in nearby Pismo Beach is in high season from November through February and highlights the millions of monarch butterflies that make their way to this area each year. Just 20 minutes from the heart of Santa Maria, this is an attraction that nature-lovers will want to enjoy.
Far Western Tavern
A contemporary California ranch cuisine inspired by local traditions, Far Western Tavern is recognized as a landmark of Santa Maria-style barbecue, the renowned regional fare rooted in native tradition, first popularized by the 19th century rancheros. Meals here are prepared with fresh flavors from nearby farms, ranches and vineyards.
Babi’s Beer Emporium
With great beer and an impeccable selection to choose from, Babi’s offers a wide variety of brews to taste and enjoy alongside small bites. There is always something fun on tap, from craft beers to ciders. Join their $25 craft beer club and take a piece of Babi’s back home with you!
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
After a bump on the head, Hank Morgan awakens to find himself in the days of Camelot. Because of his knowledge of modern technology everyone is convinced that he’s a magician. Soon King Arthur puts him in charge of industrializing the kingdom. It’s a madcap adventure with knights in shining armor and damsels in distress. […]
West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals
This 35th annual hot rod extravaganza brings “American Grafitti” culture to life . Now well established as the home to the beloved West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals event, Santa Maria is gearing up for the 2017 festivities. Featuring hundreds of American pre-1961 hot rods, displays, live music, an auction and many other activities, this ever-growing […]
Live Music w/ Drive In Romeos @ Old English Tap Room
Come and join the fun at the Historic Santa Maria Inn on Saturday night with Live Music! Listening to music by Drive In Romeos in the Old English Tap Room on a Saturday is a great way to melt away the stress of your work week and enjoy the weekend. Starts at 8:30 p.m. & ends […]
BYOB Sundays: Wine Tasting, Food Truck + Live Music
Bring Your Own Blanket and spend your Memorial Day weekend out at Riverbench Vineyard. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our garden, surrounded by the vines and good vibes by Danielle Taylor. Danielle Taylor is an Adult Contemporary/Pop artist out of Los Angeles, CA. With a background in classical music and her heart rooted in pop […]